Aalto Networking Platform

Networking at Aalto

Aalto Networking Platform

The Aalto Networking Platform initiative promotes cross-disciplinary actions in Aalto University’s seven key research areas. We bring together experts in science, technology, arts and business, across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.

About us

Networking event 'Artificial intelligence in materials science'_photo Glen Forde

Platform services for Aalto community

Events and service support for the Aalto academic community

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Platform services for partners

Find the right experts and actions for your needs

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Mission and vision

Our key activities focus on bringing researchers together and supporting multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives

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Highlights

Featured stories, events, and other content by the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Indoor Air Quality Workshop

Concentrates on indoor air quality, specifically addressing moisture, microbes, and materials.

Events
People registration to SSD conference

Sustainability Science Days 2024

Finland will be the hot spot for sustainability related research, innovations, and solutions in June 2024 when Sustainability Science Days (SSD) unites with one of the world's biggest sustainability congresses – the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI).

Events

Key research areas

Learn more about activities in the seven key research areas of Aalto University.

Key Research Area: Advanced energy solutions

The main focus in energy research and teaching are energy sciences, multidisciplinary energy technologies, and sustainable energy solutions.

View of Helsinki by night. Photo by Ioannis Koulousis.

Key Research Area: Arts and design knowledge-building

Art and creativity enable looking at the grand challenges of our time from a new perspective. Look past the imaginable and join us in changing the world in art and design knowledge building.

In Tension 4 Photo by_ Eeva Suorlahti

Key Research Area: ICT and digitalisation

Digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and communications are cut through the whole society, from education to medicine and economics.

Aalto X Reality Keynote PiP by Matti Ahlgren

Key Research Area: Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

General image of people gathered at Slush startup event, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Key Research Area: Health and Wellbeing

Aalto University’s expertise in health and wellbeing is broad-based, with strong clusters of research groups such as in medical devices, health AI, neuroscience, and care-facility architecture.

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Key Research Area: Human-centred living environments

Research in this area aims to understand how individuals experience their physical environment and how art, spaces, buildings and communities can enhance it.

Kokoon modular living system is made of wood. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Key Research Area: Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Materials research ranges from physics, nanotechnology, mechanics, performance and design to biomaterials and sustainable resource use.

An abstract composition of different metals and forms.
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Related events

All upcoming events related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Lectures and seminars

Can computers create art?

Aalto University and University of Helsinki organise an event about artificial intelligence and art. These talks are part of the Creative Technologies series.
People registration to SSD conference
Conferences, Workshops

Sustainability Science Days 2024

Finland will be the hot spot for sustainability related research, innovations, and solutions in June 2024 when Sustainability Science Days (SSD) unites with one of the world's biggest sustainability congresses – the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI).
Honorary doctors talks 2024
Lectures and seminars

Honorary Doctors' Talks 13 June 2024

The five honorary doctors of Aalto University give insights in their areas of expertise. Open to all audience, welcome!
Event archive

Related news

All news related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

Tissue Culture Spinner, a machine with many test tubes attached.
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A new way to do controlled experiments in medicine: simulate the control

Generative AI could augment randomized controlled trials.
Two men dressed in dark clothes sit in the middle of furniture they have designed
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Designs created by aaltonians on display at the Milan furniture fair

An Italian designer and a Japanese architect are presenting their collaboration, inspired by the Finnish culture, at the "Salone del Mobile" in Milan in April. Other design projects from Aalto are on display at the INTERDEPENDENCE exhibition.
Kaksi perhosen muotoon taivutettua neuletekstiilinäytettä rinnakkain: toinen on harmaanruskea, toinen sähköisen vihreä.
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FinnCERES and the joint Nordic research project on smart textiles are showcased at the World Circular Economy Forum in Brussels

The exhibition features innovative bioeconomy products and prototypes of textiles responsive to temperature and light.
Kuvituskuva, jossa kirkkain värein piirretty tyttö katsoo graafista kuviota.
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How to put education policy to the test

Finland is testing changes in national education before committing to them – and showing how randcomized controlled trials can take the guesswork out of policy-making
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